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15859 (1996 GO18)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015859
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .132611246113501 3.4641e-08  
a 2.266650003895508 7.9742e-09 au
q 1.966066722375753 7.8584e-08 au
i 4.574172376089234 4.1261e-06 deg
node 201.1655121256375 4.3974e-05 deg
peri 135.4600646723963 4.6278e-05 deg
M 272.8367745379747 1.4729e-05 deg
tp 2459302.290744920900
(2021-Mar-28.79074492)
5.1435e-05 TDB
period 1246.450754841071
3.41
6.5776e-06
1.801e-08
d
yr
n .288820074601264 1.5241e-09 deg/d
Q 2.567233285415263 9.0317e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1331  
   data-arc span      10413 days (28.51 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-09-21  
   last obs. used      2019-03-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54041  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-12 19:34:22  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .960046 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.78682 au 
 T_jup = 3.600 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.0   n/a MPO319282  

15859 (1996 GO18)          Discovered 1996-Apr-15 by Elst, E. W. at La Silla
Reference: 20000726/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1996 GO18 = 1990 SZ12 
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